Douglas Alan Mostrom, 49, 2115 1st Ave S., Clear Lake, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 at his home. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 7, at Zion Lutheran Church, 112 N. 4th St., Clear Lake, with the Rev. Derik Yarian officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, from 5 – 7 p.m. at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th St., and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Elk Creek Cemetery, Kensett, Iowa. Memorials may be given to the Douglas A. Mostrom Memorial Fund.
Doug was born Dec. 28, 1961 in Mason City, Iowa, the son of Dean and Donna (Olsen) Mostrom. He graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1980 and received an AA degree from Waldorf College in Forest City in 1982. He worked with his father and brother at Mostrom Motors until 1993. He later owned and operated a car and detailing business in Clear Lake and later worked at the C.D.I. in Forest City.
Doug love watching the University of Louisville Cardinals, and pretty much all sports. He enjoyed playing cribbage with his brother, reading Louis L’Amour westerns and playing sports. He loved Canadian Bacon and Pineapple Pizza. Doug especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Doug was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Clear Lake.
Doug is survived by his mother Donna Mostrom, Clear Lake; his brother, Daryl and his sister, Linda, both of Clear Lake; two nephews, Ryan Smith, W. Fargo, N.D. and Nicholas Mostrom, Mason City; one grand-nephew, Kale Mostrom, Mason City; and his aunts.
Doug was preceded in death by his dad, Dean Mostrom; sister, Pamela Smith; grandparents and uncles.